Overtime Rules

  • Updated June 14, 2024
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  • The Status (and Future) of the Overtime Rule What Nonprofits Need to Know

    In November 2016, a judge from a federal court in Texas issued a temporary injunction that delayed the December 1 effective date for the new overtime rule from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). On December 1, 2016 DOL and the U.S.

  • On September 25, 2017, the Center submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on suggestions for the ways that future regulations of overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) could affect North Carolina nonprofits.

  • The federal overtime provisions are contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Unless exempt, employees covered by the Act must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek at a rate not less than time and one-half their regular rates of pay. There is no limit in the Act on the number of hours employees aged 16 and older may work in any workweek. The Act does not require overtime pay for work on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, or regular days of rest, unless overtime is worked on such days.

  • This guide offers clarification on how the FLSA generally, and the white collar exemptions specifically, apply to the nonprofit sector. (U.S. Department of Labor)

    See also: Breaking down your nonprofit's obligation to pay overtime by National Council of Nonprofits

     

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